In a covert operation 79 men of the US Navy SEALS raided the Abbottabad, Pakistan hideout of Osama bin Laden, 61km north of Islamabad, killed him and gave him a burial at sea. News of this event was announced by Mr. Barack Hussein Obama, President of the USA.
Seniors World Chronicle reproduces here for record a 1998 portrait released by Associated Press (AP) of Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden (born March 10, 1957), holding a Kalashnikov assault rifle. The photograph was taken at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan. (Courtesy: spiegel.de)